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Basic Survival Course Packing List

PATHFINDER BASIC COURSE (ADIRONDACKS) EQUIPMENT LIST The following items are REQUIRED and will be used for the completion of the Winter Survival Course. Each student …

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Cold Weather Clothing: Your Primary Shelter

This four-layer clothing system allows me to wear as little or as much as I want depending on the environment, conditions, and my activity level, so that I can stay comfortably cool or comfortably warm no matter what Mother Nature throws at me.

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Knife and Tool Selection

5-Tool Rule  These 5 tools enable you to either do or make the majority of what you need in the field. Knife (and Backup Knife) …

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Gear Discussion and Links: Florida Wetlands Hunter-Gatherer Course

Fire Kit (Belt) My fire kits always start with redundant open flame ignition sources. This is something I rely on for emergency “right now” fires …

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Survival Psychology Joshua Enyart

The Psychology of Survival

What is Survival Psychology? We often hear that survival is “99% mental”, you have to have the “will to live”, the “will to survive”. All …

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